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Dec 21, 2011 6:30pm EST
at fort hood, texas. >> reporter: it's the day 20-year-old brittany hampton has been waiting for. how you feeling today? >> excited. really excited. >> reporter: the day her husband returns home to her and her two girls, four-month-old aubrey and two-year-old sophia. >> who is coming hom today? >> daddy. >> i love my girls to death but it is so hard doing it all on your own. >> reporter: the family hung welcome signs and will greet their father in their sunday best. james hampton has been in iraq since february. >> you're so proud. you're overjoyed. like, they're doing something so-- so courageous, and just-- you know, you couldn't-- you couldn't ask for a better man. >> reporter: not far away, the thomas boys were a little less cieptive than the hampton girls in their preparations to see their dad. erica thomas' husband, captain darren thomas, has done four tours in iraq. so this is kind of an early christmas present for you. >> it sure is. it's an early christmas present for my entire family. my three-year-old son is excited that his daddy is coming home. >> reporter: darren jr. knows h
Dec 23, 2011 5:30pm PST
that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> pelley: most americans dreaming of a white christmas will have to go on dreaming. snowfall will be limited to just a little bit here and there, and a lot of people who make a living on snow are worried. we asked michelle miller to find out what's driving our unusual uoliday weather. >> reporter: the grand opening at the bear creek mountain ski resort was anything but grand. it was a balmy 42 degrees and just one of the 21 trails was open for snowboarders like haley schulz. l the conditions are really rough. there's not much snow. r: reporter: last december, nature provided 20 inches of snow here. all of this snow was man made, thanks to snow-making machines owich cost nearly $5,000 an hour. nark schroetel is the bear creek general manager. >> our groomers were out. they said that they could liter
Dec 9, 2011 5:30pm PST
've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >> pelley: in the republican presidential race, mitt romney took the high road today at a town meeting in cedar rapids, iowa. he declined to criticize newt gingrich. just yesterday, romney's supporters began running an attack ad that called gingrich untrustworthy. three weeks before the caucuses, romney is running second in iowa. gingrich leads with 31%; romney is in a virtual tie with ron paul at 17% and 16%. paul doesn't get a lot of attention in the media, so we asked dean reynolds to catch up with the texas congressman. >> there's no doubt in my mind that the bigger the government is, the smaller your liberties are. >> reporter: ron paul is 76 years old, thinks the civil war was a mistake, that the i.r.s. should be abolished, and that the u.s. should withdraw from much of the world, leavi
Dec 20, 2011 5:30pm PST
into colorado. texas authorities say they've rescued at least 100 stranded motorists. as the storm pushed off to the east, that snow turned to rain. the only good news about this system, scott, is that it brought much-needed moisture to drought-ridden parts of oklahoma and texas. >> pelley: cynthia, how are the roads now? >> reporter: the roads in central kansas are fine, bit in the west near the colorado border the interstates are now opening but a lot of the u.s. highways are still closed due to that heavy snowfall you talked about. >> pelley: cynthia, thank you. overseas thousands of women took to the streets of cairo today in what may have been the biggest bmen's demonstration in egypt's history sparked by recent attacks on women by egyptian soldiers. in one attack, a woman in muslim dress was half stripped, beaten and kicked. late tonight, egypt's ruling military council put out an apology. as north korea mourned today, its new leader appeared in heblic for the first time since his father's sudden death. kim jong-un paid his respects at a mausoleum where kim jong-il lies in a glass coffi
Dec 28, 2011 6:30pm EST
front of the pack, the 76-year-old texas congressman is getting more attention than he ever has, but a lot of it now is negative and coming from his competitors, who zero in on what they say is his dangerously naive foreign policy. >> actually, one of the people running for president thinks it's okay for iran to have a nuclear weapon. i don't. >> ron paul would be dangerous as a president of the united states. >> i think the more that iowans look at ron paul, the less attractive i think he will become. >> reporter: paul's also vulnerable when it comes to elicatibility. the latest cbs news national poll shows only 8% say he has the best chance of beating president obama. but at paul's appearance in newton, bill and amber holland strongly disagreed. >> ron paul's been really steady. i think it's because his message is-- it's starting to strike a chord with a lot of people. >> reporter: do you think he can win the nomination and be elected president? >> i think he can because he has the following. people want totally different change, something different. he's-- he's different, and
Nov 30, 2011 5:30pm PST
at highly ranked texas tech from 2000 to 2009. over 20 years of coaching, one of his players was shot by a gang member, and he got rid of another who posted gang slogans on his facebook page. i think if you have somebody drawing influence from something negative off campus, especially something illegal that involves drugs and firearms, well then i think you risk contaminating the other 125 players. >> reporter: as part of a special report on gangs and sports, "sports illustrated" and cbs news went to a city, compton, where gangs and sports intersect unlike any other. the birthplace over the years of hundreds of blue chip recruits, and today, 34 active gangs involving more than 1,000 members. >> we have a gang called cv-3. we have locos 13. >> reporter: sergeant brandon dean is a supervisor in the gang unit in the l.a. county sheriff's department. >> a lot of these athletes are involved in the gang, even if they tonight want to be. they start playing sports but there's such an outer influence for them to join that gang or at least be associated with them to the point where they're some
Dec 7, 2011 5:30pm PST
joe barton of texas argues gingrich accomplished more than most more than speakers. a lot of your fellow republicans are coming out this week and saying that mr. gingrich was an erratic leader when he was here in congress. do you experience that? >> no, ma'am, i don't think he was erratic. i think he was pragmatic. we did do the contract with america when he was speaker. we did balance the budget. we did reform welfare. i mean, he did a good job. >> reporter: after gingrich was pressured to give up his speakership in 1998, he called his detractors cannibals baud butt today he says they just weren't ready for his bold ideas and aggressive approach to reform. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. in chicago today, illinois governor rod blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption, including trying to sell the senate seat barack obama vacated when he became president. blagojevich is the second illinois governor in a row to be sent to prison. george ryan is serving six and a half years. also for corruption. there are new treatments for fighting breast cancer. florida a&m reve
Dec 12, 2011 6:30pm EST
. >> reporter: the awkward exchange sprang from an assertion by texas governor rick perry who said romney supports a national mandate requiring every citizen to get insurance or pay a fine. >> i read your first book and it said? there that your mandate in massachusetts should be the model for the country. >> reporter: an individual mandate is the centerpiece of the president's health care law and the law romney passed in massachusetts in 2006. it's designed to make sure the uninsured get coverage so they don't pass costs along the everyone else when they get sick. but it's become a symbol of government intrusion for the tea party and for republican voters. 77% of whom oppose the president's law. now the issue is dogging not just romney but his rival, newt gingrich, too. >> both of them have advocated for the health care mandate. in newt gingrich's case, for 20 years. >> reporter: gingrich did support a national mandate when he was house speaker. in fact, he points out, the idea originated with republicans. >> in 1993 in fighting hillarycare, virtually every conservative saw the mandate as
Dec 22, 2011 6:30pm EST
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Dec 6, 2011 5:30pm PST
of lubbock, texas, will command 100 soldiers and 20 vehicles when they pull out. in 2003, lucas was among the first soldiers into iraq. now he'll be among the last to leave and is trying to keep things business as usual for his unit. >> i think they're all excited ti be getting out of here but they're all still very focused. they understand that there is a real threat. : reporter: these soldiers are preparing for their last mission in iraq. and even though it will just be a nine-hour drive to kuwait-- assuming all goes well-- they'll still be a high-profile target for anyone wanting to take one last shot at the united states. th they would love nothing more than to bloody us up on the way out. they can show that to the people and say look what we did, we ran off the americans. >> first round will fit inside that groove. >> reporter: which is why soldiers who have been clerks or cooks or fuel handlers are suddenly getting intensive training on skills they may need to get home alive. >> if something would happen to dhe gunner they would need to step up. >> reporter: justin lucas left the a
Dec 19, 2011 3:30pm PST
blanketing roads in new mexico and in texas. he was the playwright who had a starring role in a drama that brought freedom to eastern europe. remembering vaclav havel next. you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] got to go. priority mail flat rate shipping at a simpler way to ship. i habe a cohd. and i toog nyguil bud i'm stild stubbed up. [ male announcer ] sorry, buddy. truth is, nyquil doesn't un-stuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. really? [ male announcer ] you need a more complete cold formula, like alka-seltzer plus liquid gels. it's specially formulated to fight your worst cold symptoms, plus relieve your stuffy nose. [ deep breath ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're w
Dec 26, 2011 5:30pm PST
personal information and credit card numbers from 4,000 clients pe a company in texas. the hackers claim they were using the cards to send claim theyo charities. anna werner is in dallas with more on this. anna? >> reporter: geoff, the site for te foreopolitical analysis firm stratfor says it's down for maintenance as the company and tfw enforcement try to figure out who hacked into that site. visitors to the stratfor global intelligence web site looking for analysis of world affairs found this video calling card eosted by the hackers who broke into servers, stole a list of bscriberany's subscribers, then posted their personal information on the internet. >> they've released their name, credit card number, the expiration date. >> reporter: internet security expert alex stamos says the information is a treasure trove for people who want to commit identity theft. ist oe list of users is very beteresting because it contains people that work for the security teams of large , baorations, banks and even government agencies. >> reporter: stratfor analyzes global intelligence and security for co
Dec 29, 2011 5:30pm PST
the deadly shootings at fort hood, texas, the attempt by the so-called underwear bomber to bring down a plane near detroit, and the attempted bombing in new york's times square. but other u.s. officials support saleh's request for medical treatment, arguing that he's been a valuable u.s. ally, supplying intelligence for u.s. drone strikes that have killed key members of al qaeda. that argument, though, has been weakened by the fact that u.s. officials now suspect that in one case saleh fed them bad intelligence to trick them into killing one of his political opponents. officially, the final decision will be made by secretary of state hillary clinton but, jeff, the president is getting briefed on the negotiations while he's here in hawaii, and white house officials say that final decision will reflect the president's thinking. >> glor: all right, chip. thank you. one of russia's biggest nuclear submarines caught fire today while undergoing repairs. it happened in murmansk, home port of russia's northern fleet. 11 fire brigades, a boat and helicopters were used to battle the flame. officials sa
Dec 21, 2011 7:00pm EST
, such as intel and texas instruments, have warned the personal computer maker has been hurt by a storage of hard drives thanks to flooding in thailand. while technology was the biggest losing sector today, utilities, energy and consumer staples were the best-- mostly a defensive stance for investors. earlier in the program, we reported on the big revision to how bad the housing bust was. but, today, homebuilder k.b. home reported a better-than- expected quarter. earnings were down from last year, but easily beat wall street's expectations. k.b. home concentrates on first- time home buyers. future orders were a strong point, but that did not help out shares today. shares fell almost 7%. volume doubled on the move down. used car dealership car-max had a disappointing fall selling season. earnings were less than expected and the stock got hit to the tune of 5.5% lower today. car-max had benefited from strong used car demand, but low consumer confidence hurt sales last quart. perhaps this could be a positive sign for the job market. uniform supplier cintas had a strong quarter and raised its guidanc
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